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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e October 16th, 2015



Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last weekabout writing from the last week:

Feeling Like an Old Geezer at the New Social Media Party (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/feeling-like-an-old-geezer-at-the-new-social-media-party/

How to Use Periscope to Build Your Writing Brand (Williesha Morris)
www.thewritelife.com/how-to-use-periscope-to-build-your-writing-brand/

Five Things I Learned Writing Take On Me (Minerva Zimmerman)
www.terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/10/15/minerva-zimmerman-five-things-i-learned-writing-take-on-me/

Beware of Bloodsuckers (Amy K. Nichols)
http://yaoutsidethelines.blogspot.com/2015/10/beware-of-bloodsuckers-amy-k-nichols.html

Sometimes You Have to Stop and Smell the Research (Linda Castillo)
https://killzoneblog.com/2015/10/sometimes-you-have-to-stop-and-smell-the-research-guest-linda-castillo.html

Cultivating a Writer’s Eye (Michelle Ule)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/cultivating-a-writers-eye/

How to Market Yourself as an Author Before You Have a Book to Sell (Chuck Sambuchino)
www.thewritelife.com/how-to-market-yourself-as-an-author-before-you-have-a-book-to-sell/

Oops! Your Exposition is Showing (Jessi Rita Hoffman)
www.storyfix.com/oops-your-exposition-is-showing

Magnanimous (Donald Maass) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/10/14/magnanimous-2/

When Should You Stop Revising? (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2013/01/when-should-you-stop-revising.html

Is Your Manuscript a Monster? (Elspeth Futcher)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2015/10/is-your-manuscript-monster.html

Start Here: How to Get Your Book Published (Jane Friedman) [Jon’s other Pick of the Week]
https://janefriedman.com/start-here-how-to-get-your-book-published/

How to Create Unforgettable Characters (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/how-to-create-unforgettable-characters/

3 Reasons to Write What Scares You (Shonell Bacon)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2015/10/3-reasons-to-write-what-scares-you.html

The Introvert’s Guide to Conferences (Rachelle Gardner)
www.rachellegardner.com/introverts-guide-conferences/


If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2014, and last week’s list.

If you have a particular favorite among these, please let the author know (and me too, if you have time).  Also, if you've a link to a great post that isn't here, feel free to share.
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